Croatia Family Adventure

10 days from $4,120 per person*
  • Jeep safari through lavender fields and olive plantations.
  • Guided sea kayaking excursion on the Adriatic.
  • Step back in time at the historic highlights of Split with private guide.
  • Visit a local home and enjoy lunch prepared by your hosts.
  • Sleep in a palace.
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Hike, kayak, swim and taste your way across Croatia's shimmering Adriatic coastline on this private guided family adventure.

This Mosor hiking adventure is just one of the action-packed highlights on this extensive family-friendly journey through Croatia. You’ll also pile into off-road vehicles to explore the rocky interior of Hvar island; enjoy lunch in an eerie deserted village; stroll through the lavender fields, olive plantations and vineyards of the mountainous hinterland; discover the hidden bays, pristine beaches and secret coves of the Adriatic by kayak; explore a charming 7th-century town outside of Dubrovnik; marvel at the picturesque reflective lakes, waterfalls and cascades at Plitvice; and encounter a UNESCO World Heritage-listed palace in Split.

A team of experienced tour guides will keep your adrenaline pumping and your kids engaged throughout this thrilling, hands-on adventure. But there’s also plenty of time to recharge at a collection of family-friendly accommodation carefully selected for restful evenings. From sleeping in a restored 1700-year-old palace to cooling off under the poolside waterfalls of a laid-back beach resort, your kids won’t be the only one’s to enjoy these stellar properties. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Zagreb
    Zagreb
    • Transfer - Private - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Assistance/Driver(2)
    • Croatia - Welcome Package(2)
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Zagreb to Split
    Zagreb to Split
    • Zagreb - Split [with Plitvice Lakes National Park (8hrs)] - Vehicle/Local Guide/Driver
  • Day 3 Split
    Split
    • Private - 1/2 Day Walking Tour (3hrs) - Guide
  • Day 4 Hvar to Split
    Hvar to Split
    • Tour - Private - Sea Kayaking (3.5hrs) - Kayak/Instructor
  • Day 5 Split to Hvar
    Split to Hvar
    • Split - Hvar [with Ferry, 3hrs] - Vehicle/Driver(2)
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 Hvar
    Hvar
    • Tour - Shared - Jeep Safari (6hrs) - Safari/Instructor
    Breakfast
  • Day 7 Hvar
    Hvar
    • Tour - Shared - Vis & Bisevo Island - Boat/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 8 Hvar to Dubrovnik
    Hvar to Dubrovnik
    • Hvar - Dubrovnik [with Ferry (5.5hrs)] - Vehicle/Driver(2)
    Breakfast
  • Day 9 Dubrovnik
    Dubrovnik
    • Tour - Private - Konavle Region with Cavtat (with Lunch, 6hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 10 Dubrovnik
    Dubrovnik
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver(2)
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Zagreb

For your added comfort, you will have an English-speaking guide waiting for you outside of customs with a sign with your name on it. Your representative will help you to co-ordinate meeting up with your private driver and accompany you to your accommodation.

A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

Accommodation: Hotel Astoria (4*)

Escape to the Hotel Astoria and experience the ultimate in comfort and service accommodating all travelers. Built in 1932, this Croatian hotel is centrally located in the charming capitol of Zagreb and offers guests a quiet, peaceful atmosphere and warm personalized service. The hotel is a short distance from the historic city centre, featuring Jelacic Square and the Cathedral of Zagreb. The hotel's restaurant provides guests with fine dining and an exquisite complimentary buffet breakfast every morning. Zagreb also hosts a variety of events year round for visitors to enjoy such as Zagreb Fair, Musical Summer, and Zagreb World Theatre Festival.

Zagreb
Zagreb
Hotel Astoria
Hotel Astoria

Day 2: Zagreb - Split

Enjoy a private transfer from Zagreb to Split with a guided 4-hour stop at Plitvice Lakes, a complex of 16 lakes located between the mountains of Mala Kapela. The 19.5 hectares of wooden hills enclose the lakes by a series of waterfalls and cascades. Admire the landscape formed by the mineral-rich waters that carve new paths through the rock, and enjoy your time in the middle of nature. You will meet your local guide at the park before entering. Entrance fees are included.

Accommodation: Radisson Blu Resort (4*)

Located along the stunning, crystal blue Adriatic Sea, the brand new Radisson Blu Resort, Split is a luxury oasis offering a beautiful pebble beach, two pools, one restaurant and two chic bars. This Adriatic seaside hotel boasts 189 modern, stylish guest rooms, including 25 suites and two exclusive Presidential Suites. Guests on a Split, Croatia holiday will enjoy the hotel's beach, with Adriatic Sea cruises and sailboat charters available just a few kilometres from the resort. Nightlife and restaurants in Split are also just a stone's throw away, and guests can spend the day rejuvenating by the pool or in the resort's luxury spa.

Split
Split
Radisson Blu Resort
Radisson Blu Resort

Day 3: Split

An English-speaking guide will meet you at your hotel and take you on a private walking tour to explore the city that is dominated by the Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and explore the historical part of the city. The Palace is one of the most famous and integral architectural and cultural constructs on the Croatian Adriatic Coast. Visit the Silver Gate, the Cathedral, and the Bell Tower of St. Dominus. Discover the waterfront promenade of Split, the lively open green market and the monuments not only from antiquity, but also from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Baroque periods. Entrance fees to the Diocletian's Palace substructure and Cathedral are included.

After the tour, you will have some time at leisure to immerse yourself in the town’s famous Mediterranean charm. 

Accommodation: Radisson Blu Resort (4*)
Diocletian's Palace
Diocletian's Palace

Day 4: Hvar - Split

Numerous hidden bays and beaches situated south of the town of Hvar, are ideal for kayaking expeditions on the Adriatic Sea. We will paddle around a small island with an old stone lighthouse called Pokonji Dol. We will alternate short breaks for snorkeling and swimming on this route and on a longer break we will stop for a swim and coffee (not included) in a unique bar-restaurant in one bay. Since our kayaks are unsinkable, previous paddling experience and supreme physical condition are not necessary for maneuvering them. This excursion starts near the town of Hvar and it will make it possible for you to observe the island from a different perspective and to feel the freedom of being on the sea. Cost includes instructor & equipment.

Accommodation: Radisson Blu Resort (4*)
Adriatic Sea Kayaking
Adriatic Sea Kayaking

Day 5: Split - Hvar

Enjoy a transfer with a private vehicle and driver with a shared ferry ride from Split to Hvar.

Accommodation: Amfora (4*)

The Amfora Hotel is tucked away in a tranquil bay, surrounded by a lush pine grove, and only a short ten minute walk from the historic city of Hvar. This grand beach resort is the most exciting beach resort in the Adriatic. Its contemporary designed rooms with breathtaking views of the Paklinski Islands, spectacular cascading pool with a lounge area, and diverse amenities make this unique self-contained destination resort ideal. The exclusive and luxurious beach club Bonj Les Bains is located within the resort, with private cabanas, massages in the Sensori Spa wellness centre, sunbeds, and a beach bar and restaurant.

Hvar
Hvar
Hotel Amfora
Hotel Amfora

Day 6: Hvar

Take a shared jeep safari tour along the island of Hvar in a Land Rover Defender off-road vehicle on the asphalt and gravel roads. The tour includes visits to the old inhabited settlements and deserted villages in the inner part of the island. Lunch is usually organized in the abandoned village of Humac in a tavern. The tour also takes you to the island's highest peak, St. Nicholas (626m) from where you can see all of the islands of the central Adriatic and the mountains of hinterland. On your way, you will pass through many lavender fields, olive plantations, vineyards, abandoned vineyards, and miles of stone walls that are several centuries old. Later you can visit to Grapčeva cave, which is just a half an hour walk from the Humac tavern. Or if you desire to taste some of the island's wine, it can be arranged in the village of Humac or in one of the places that you pass through. Lunch is included.

Accommodation: Amfora (4*)
Hvar Island
Hvar Island

Day 7: Hvar

Join a group tour of Vis and Bisevo Island. The island of Vis is one of the most remote of all the Adriatic islands, an island considered to be a jewel by the ancient Greeks. On the remains of the old Greek settlements you will find the towns of Komiza and Vis. After a pleasant sail you will arrive to the islet of Bisevo, part of the archipelago surrounding Vis. The attraction of Bisevo is the Blue Cave. The cave is a natural phenomenon that can only be entered by small fishermen’s boats. The cave itself is quite spacious and offers an unforgettable experience especially the light effect created by the sun reflecting in the cave through the sea. You will continue to Komiza, whose inhabitants are believed to be the best fishermen on the Adriatic. So there is no surprise that you find a Fisherman's Museum here. The museum itself is located in a fortified building from the 16th century that was used for defense against the Turks. After the visit enjoy some free time to explore. Entrance fees are included. 

Accommodation: Amfora (4*)
Blue Cave
Blue Cave

Day 8: Hvar - Dubrovnik

Enjoy a transfer from Hvar to Dubrovnik with a private vehicle and driver as well as a shared ferry ride. Luggage will be safely stored in the vehicle while on the ferry.

Accommodation: Bellevue (5*)

Carved into a cliffside, the peaceful seclusion of the Hotel Bellevue (5*) makes you feel as if you’re on your own private island. From the moment you arrive, you are immersed in a world of luxury, elegance, and impeccable service. Situated on a 30m cliff above Miramare Bay, overlooking the majestic Adriatic Sea, the Hotel Bellevue’s unrivalled location differentiates it from other luxury hotels in Dubrovnik. Less than 1km from the historic city centre, it is also close to Dubrovnik’s key cultural and historical attractions. Each of their 91 rooms have fabulous views across Miramare Bay and beyond, with mile upon mile of deep blue sea stretching uninterrupted in front of you.

Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik
Bellevue Hotel
Bellevue Hotel

Day 9: Dubrovnik

This morning meet your guide and driver in the hotel lobby for a private tour of the Dubrovnik Hinterland – the region of Konavle. The region of contrasts and exceptional beauty, mountains and valleys, green hills and naked stone; inclines down to the cozy coves of small fishermen villages. Your first destination is the ancient Mediterranean town of Cavtat. Like many Dalmatian towns, Cavtat began as a Greek settlement, called Epidaurus, and later became a Roman colony. At the beginning of the 7th century, Avars and Slavs invaded Cavtat and destroyed the town. Refugees from the town formed another settlement - Dubrovnik. Since those times, Cavtat has always been inseparably bounded with the history of Dubrovnik. Your guide will take you for a stroll through this picturesque little town – its cobbled streets with traditional red-roofed houses, narrow stairways and charming promenade along the shore. Your walk will take you to the top of the hill, where you will discover the extraordinary Mausoleum of Račić Family, a work of Ivan Meštrović, the most prominent Croatian sculptor. After the walk, you will continue your exploration of the countryside of Konavle. In the village of Čilipi, you will be welcomed by a local family on their humble rural estate of Bakicevo. You will enjoy their hospitality in a unique ambiance of a traditional stone-built house. Your hosts will take you around their garden where they grow various sorts of vegetables in an old-fashioned way. The ingredients that will be used for your lunch today come from their garden. With the alluring scents of the local cuisine, your hosts will prepare the traditional Dalmatian specialty of peka – food prepared under the iron bell, for you. After this delicious lunch, your guide and driver will take you back to your hotel.

Accommodation: Bellevue (5*)
Cavtat
Cavtat

Day 10: Dubrovnik

A transfer between the airport and the city or your hotel with a private vehicle and driver is provided.

Accommodation:
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Hotel Astoria (4*): Zagreb

Escape to the Hotel Astoria and experience the ultimate in comfort and service accommodating all travelers. Built in 1932, this Croatian hotel is centrally located in the charming capitol of Zagreb and offers guests a quiet, peaceful atmosphere and warm personalized service. The hotel is a short distance from the historic city centre, featuring Jelacic Square and the Cathedral of Zagreb. The hotel's restaurant provides guests with fine dining and an exquisite complimentary buffet breakfast every morning. Zagreb also hosts a variety of events year round for visitors to enjoy such as Zagreb Fair, Musical Summer, and Zagreb World Theatre Festival.

Hotel Astoria
Hotel Astoria

Radisson Blu Resort (4*): Split

Located along the stunning, crystal blue Adriatic Sea, the brand new Radisson Blu Resort, Split is a luxury oasis offering a beautiful pebble beach, two pools, one restaurant and two chic bars. This Adriatic seaside hotel boasts 189 modern, stylish guest rooms, including 25 suites and two exclusive Presidential Suites. Guests on a Split, Croatia holiday will enjoy the hotel's beach, with Adriatic Sea cruises and sailboat charters available just a few kilometres from the resort. Nightlife and restaurants in Split are also just a stone's throw away, and guests can spend the day rejuvenating by the pool or in the resort's luxury spa.

Radisson Blu Resort
Radisson Blu Resort

Amfora (4*): Hvar

The Amfora Hotel is tucked away in a tranquil bay, surrounded by a lush pine grove, and only a short ten minute walk from the historic city of Hvar. This grand beach resort is the most exciting beach resort in the Adriatic. Its contemporary designed rooms with breathtaking views of the Paklinski Islands, spectacular cascading pool with a lounge area, and diverse amenities make this unique self-contained destination resort ideal. The exclusive and luxurious beach club Bonj Les Bains is located within the resort, with private cabanas, massages in the Sensori Spa wellness centre, sunbeds, and a beach bar and restaurant.

Hotel Amfora
Hotel Amfora

Bellevue (5*): Dubrovnik

Carved into a cliffside, the peaceful seclusion of the Hotel Bellevue (5*) makes you feel as if you’re on your own private island. From the moment you arrive, you are immersed in a world of luxury, elegance, and impeccable service. Situated on a 30m cliff above Miramare Bay, overlooking the majestic Adriatic Sea, the Hotel Bellevue’s unrivalled location differentiates it from other luxury hotels in Dubrovnik. Less than 1km from the historic city centre, it is also close to Dubrovnik’s key cultural and historical attractions. Each of their 91 rooms have fabulous views across Miramare Bay and beyond, with mile upon mile of deep blue sea stretching uninterrupted in front of you.

Bellevue Hotel
Bellevue Hotel
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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